Stories by Agam Shah

Intel developer kit focuses on IoT market

Intel has released a developer kit so that programmers can write and deploy JavaScript applications for "Internet of things" and sensor devices.

After a long road to the server market, ARM CEO Segars looks ahead

After suffering a series of setbacks on the way to getting 64-bit ARM servers into the hands of users, company CEO Simon Segars prefers to take a fresh look at market opportunities instead of dwelling on the past.

Here's what's in Asus' $2,699 Zenbook NX500 laptop

Asus' US$2,699 Zenbook NX500, which will ship in November, has an eye-popping price, but packs some interesting features.

Cray aims to stay in big leagues with XC40 supercomputers

Cray has added more horsepower to its latest supercomputer, the XC40, and already has scored some big-time customers.

HP's new Stream tablets, laptops fuel Microsoft-Google OS battle

Hewlett-Packard is fueling Microsoft's battle with Google's Android in low-cost devices with the first Windows-based Stream tablets, starting at US$99.99.

New Lenovo Yoga tablets, PCs due out for holiday season

Lenovo plans on releasing new Yoga tablets and hybrids in time for the end-of-year holiday season, with actor and venture capitalist Ashton Kutcher having a hand in the design and development of the products.

Samsung raises storage capacity on SSD to 3.2TB

Samsung keeps raising the bar on storage capacity in its solid-state drives with a 3.2TB SSD, which is now in production.

ARM's new processor could usher in feature-rich robots, appliances, wearables

ARM hopes its latest Cortex M7 processor design will lead to more responsive robots, smart appliances and wearables.

Dell's PC, tablet innovations draw attention

In a copycat PC industry, Dell is trying to attract attention with the innovative features and technology firsts that it is bringing to PCs and tablets.

Lenovo to cough up $100 refunds, $250 vouchers to settle IdeaPad suit

Lenovo will refund US$100 or issue a $250 voucher to owners of the IdeaPad U310 and U410 laptops to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging design defects in the computers.

Nvidia pumps more horsepower into flagship graphics chips

Nvidia is bringing brighter images and sharper special effects to its new flagship GeForce GTX 980 and 970 graphics processing units.

Amazon's new Fire tablets have more features at lower prices

Amazon.com is providing more bang-for-the-buck with four new Fire tablets, with prices starting as low as US$99 for a Fire HD with a 6-inch screen.

ARM 64-bit processors could come to multifunction printers too

From smartphones, tablets and servers, ARM's 64-bit processors could soon spread to multifunction printers, storage and networking devices.

Microsoft adds 3D printing via Cloud to application

Microsoft is extending its 3D modeling and printing application to the cloud, allowing users to create and print 3D objects with unconventional materials such as metals and ceramics.

New DisplayPort 1.3 standard supports 5K monitors

Monitors and TVs supporting 4K resolution are just arriving, but the new DisplayPort 1.3 is already looking forward to 5K resolution.